The performing arts have a new level of prominence at UNCG with the establishment of the School of Music, Theatre and Dance.
You've seen Brian Huskey '91. You know, he's the guy in the Toyota Sienna commercials, the one who did the Swagger Wagon video that popped up everywhere online a few months ago. Or maybe you might recognize him from the Sonic commercials. For a few years, he did VH1's Best Week Ever and Free Radio. Read a Q&A about how he found his way into comedy and what kind of humor he enjoys most.
When the most recent graduates of the art department's MFA program left UNCG, they said good-bye only briefly. They reunited in August with a group show in New York City.
Professor emeritus Fred Chappell has received a long list of awards during his writing and teaching career. Now he can add recipient of the 2010 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities, the state's most prestigious public humanities honor, to that list as well.